Braeside Country Cottage Tarkastad Self-catering or Accommodation, Winterberg

Braeside Country Cottage

Self Catering at Braeside Farm, Tarkastad, 5370, Winterberg, Amatola, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

About Braeside Country Cottage

Braeside Country Cottage is located near Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this private guest farm which is only a three hour drive from both Port Elizabeth and East London.

The cottage is situated on the banks of the Tarkastad River and is surrounded by Lucerne lands. The working sheep and cattle farm is at the foot of the Winterberg Mountain range; making it ideal for hikers, walkers, cyclists and fishermen. However, if hunting is more your game, we have guided safaris for more than 20 years in the Eastern Cape and beyond and are confident that we have the infrastructure and experience to make your stay a memorable one!

Self Catering Accommodation

Braeside Country Cottage has four bedrooms. All rooms are equipped with heaters, electric blankets and hot water bottles.

The main bedroom is furnished with a Queen size bed, ensuite bathroom, private lounge and private entrance.

Room 2 also has a private entrance but is furnished with a double bed and has an en-suite bathroom.

Rooms 3 and 4 share a bathroom.


Braeside Country Cottage has a fully equipped open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge with DStv. Relax around a cosy log fire or enjoy a braai (barbeque) in our large braai area under the amazingly clear, starry skies of the majestic Winterberg. The cottage is fully serviced daily to enable you to take a complete break.


Enjoy an unforgettable experience, whether hunting, hiking, cycling, fishing or just relaxing in the pristine beauty of the rugged mountains or rolling plains of the Winterberg.

Trout Fishing:
Braeside Country Cottage has access to 6 dams offering excellent fly fishing. Thrift Dam (25km), Ventnor, Delton and Theadan (15km), Barry Dam (15km) and Nettlegrove Dam (6km).

We look forward to welcoming you to our Country Cottage!

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (garage)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Tour assistance

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Contact: Joanne King

Physical Address:
Braeside Country Cottage, Braeside Farm, Tarkastad, 5370, Winterberg, Amatola, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -32.0068
Longitude: 26.2654

Closest airport(s)
East London Airport - 300km
Port Elizabeth Airport - 320km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
July 2014 - No guest reviews.

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